Federal government shirking duties

United States citizens should be outraged by the actions of the federal government for suing the state of Arizona to stop it from enforcing the federal law on illegal immigration. The Obama administration is playing political games in hopes of gaining voters.

The issue is that the federal government has the obligation to deal with immigration problems, not the states; but the feds aren’t doing it. Arizona citizens are being murdered and robbed.

Additionally, tens of thousands of illegals captured through the years were not Mexicans. How many Islamic terrorists weren’t caught?

On a recent bus trip, the driver announced that “federal law prohibits smoking or the use of alcoholic beverages on the bus, and this is enforced by the state police.” Will President Barack Obama and his unscrupulous attorney general sue the state police for enforcing this federal law?

The answer to illegal immigrants is clear: First, secure the border. Then, give the illegals notice that they each must apply for a temporary work visa, which would be limited in number. After a designated period of time, all of those who don’t have it would be deported. Employers who hire immigrants without work visas would be fined heavily. The work visa would not be a guarantee of citizenship, but would give them a chance to work and pay taxes like the rest of us. Immigration officials would then know who they are and where they are. Children of illegals born here should not automatically be citizens.

Thomas F. Shields, Auburn

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Exactly how

Do you propose that we secure, between north and south, approximately 8000 miles of border? Fences don't work and the federal budget won't stand placing armed sentries every 100 feet. Electronically securing it costs more than having it physically manned. The only way to really secure the border is to make life in the U.S. so miserable for the aliens without papers that they choose to leave voluntarily.
No food stamps and no welfare, fines for working illegally at both the personal and the business level, immediate eviction from any housing that they occupy as soon as they are found. Fines for legal aliens who harbor illegal ones as well as revocation of citizenship.
Unfortunately, the citizenship thing for children born here would require a constitutional amendment and that isn't likely to happen any time soon. So, in lieu of an amendment, remove the children from their parents and adopt them out to American families if the parents insist that the child is American. The child is, you're not... SEE YA. Or take the child back to wherever it is you came from and when the child reaches 18 they can claim citizenship with proper proof.
Harsh? Probably. Unjust? Maybe. Necessary for the stability of this country? Definitely.

RONALD RIML's picture

Like they're taking 'jobs away' - Barb....

It's the so-called 'Americans' who are hiring them who are breaking the law.

Start shoving a few of their azzes in jail, and you'll slow down the immigration. But it's not happening.

There are plenty of sites on the Internet where one can research companies that allegedly hire aliens, i.e. www.WeHireAliens.com

Find out if the owners or corporate officers of those companies have been convicted - sentenced to jail. Probably not. It's not in the corporate interest of business to have that happen. And as long as big money/big business runs America, the jobs are there for illegals.

RONALD RIML's picture

Reagan DID fix this mess once....

He granted all the 'Illegals' amnesty.

Then they weren't 'Illegal' any longer. Shazamm!!!!!

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

I read your stuff and the

I read your stuff and the word, RINO comes to mind. Why is that? Although, I do have to agree with you on your last line. He was the last decent president this country had.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Take away the name calling

Take away the name calling and you don't have a whole lot to say, do you, bub?

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Getting pretty personal,

Getting pretty personal, aren't we? If you don't think pirates exist, keep up the good work.

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Perhaps some of those

Perhaps some of those screaming racism can explain to me how keeping people out of this great country who do not belong here out, arresting and deporting those who have entered illegally and such is racism. The last I knew there was no exemption on any race for admission. An illegal could be a white non-hispanic Englishman, Canadian, Irishman, or Scott just the same as a white hispanic Cuban, Chilean, Argentinan, or Mexican. An illegal could be islamic which I believe is a religion not a race and so that is a choice anyone of any race or nationality could make and so racism goes out the window there. The issue is not one of race it is one of NATIONALITY, if you are not a US Citizen or have permission you are illegal NO RACISM involved.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Great points, CS. Too bad it

Great points, CS. Too bad it falls, with few exceptions, on blind eyes.

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Gee whiz.

Whoever said we are trying to "win over the liberals". We're just trying to keep them from turning our country into a socialist state, dictator and all.

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PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Your totally baseless and

Your totally baseless and unfounded accusation of "who approach every situation with their "because I hate liberals" mentality....
The Pirate has been posting in these forums for over a year. I challenge Bubba to show us where, even one time, did the Pirate say he "hated liberals". I've disagreed with them often and mocked their shallowness at every opportunity ( Man, they make it so easy), but never, never have said I hate them.
Sorry, bub, but no cigar on this one. And, if you really are a republican (which the Pirate is not, by the way), you just haven't been mugged yet.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Refer to my 10:09 post to

Refer to my 10:09 post to Tron...
Can you hear the sound of crickets in the background?

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what part

of the word "ILLEGAL" do some of you guys not understand? I never considered the word to be subjective...

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Where are ILLEGAL immigrants

Where are ILLEGAL immigrants being DISCRIMINATED against? Show me. Keep in mind, that since they're here ILLEGALLY, they are not citizens and therefore, are entitled to NO constitutional rights. GO........

RONALD RIML's picture

Perhaps the 'Answer to This' would have been

For the United States not to have invaded Mexico back in 1847 and stolen Arizona in the first place.

Payback is always hell.

Didn't Germany have to give Poland, France, the Netherlands, and a lot of other territory back??

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

We need to tell the Mexicans

We need to tell the Mexicans the same thing the liberals like to lay on the "right wing wackos". GET OVER IT!!!!

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I wonder if Pirate has anything aside from racism and Conservative talking points to spew out today. All of it is a major blame the liberal left posting that he has done in the past.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Would you prefer I spewed out

Would you prefer I spewed out the Gospel of the left? Trouble is I just hate to spend that much time lieing and fantasizing; not good for the soul you know.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Not blaming the liberals,

Not blaming the liberals, Joe...just trying to help them to see the light. However, that's like tying to pick up a turd by the clean end.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

TRUTH is never balanced;

TRUTH is never balanced; there is only ONE side to it. Liberals don't get that.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Great letter, Dr. Shields.

Great letter, Dr. Shields. You hit the topic spot on and, as usual, the lower echelon mammals from the left can't (a) understand it and (b) can't deal with what little they do understand. Sure nice to see the Governor of Arizona showing some stones isn't it?

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Well, I see the flower people

Well, I see the flower people and common sense bashers are in full force, with few exceptions, of course.

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ooooh, scary brown people

"Children of illegals born here should not automatically be citizens." What should they be? Natural born felons? What a clown.

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I agree with you Mr Shields

I agree with you Mr Shields 100%. Mr. Obama thinks he is above the law by suing Arizona.His pandering to the illegals who commit identity fraud or violent crimes all in the name of cheap labor is appalling. Actually is it not a crime to sell a social security number but using another person's social security number is a felony. For a few hundred dollars your social security number is for sale. In the swift meat packing case according to the government "hundred of identity's of American citizens were stolen in fact some had genuine birth certificates." "Stolen identities and stolen social security numbers are critical to those who seek to be employed in this country unlawfully". So think about this, for cheap labor that benefits companies, a job is taken away from a united states citizen,an identity and vital information from an American citizen is stolen. This means the US citizen is shafted but" any political correct excuse will justify these actions." Wait till the liberals get out of bed the first word slung will be racist. It boggles my mind to think that there are people out there who condone this kind of behavior and who think a chosen few have the right to break the law.

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Of course you're aware deportations are at their highest level ever, at least 10% higher than Dubya. So, how is that pandering to illegals?

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Except that deportations

Except that deportations ought to be at 90%.

Federal government shirking duties 12:00 am

Why don't you do us all a favor and move to Arizona, a bigot likeyou could probably get ajob in the in the Brewer administration!


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